Attorney's Fee

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Attorney's Fee

A fee a lawyer charges for legal services. Lawyers may work by the hour, for a flat fee, or may even be paid a percentage of the amount one wins in a lawsuit.
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After collecting those proceeds, Quiroga fired the attorneys and refused to pay any legal fees and also claimed that the law firm could not deduct such fees from the insurance proceeds because they were homestead protected.
According to the opinion, Exxon had asked the court to order the plaintiffs to pay all or at least 90 percent of Exxon's legal fees for the appeal.
Bohnen stepped down, Troy's bylaws provided for the right to the advancement of legal fees to current and former directors of the corporation.
"Had the Government delivered on promises to cut legal fees, the taxpayer would not be left facing this huge bill."
The use of structured legal fee arrangements to defer tax on contingent legal fees was first approved in Childs, 103 TC 634 (1994), aff'd without opinion, 89 F3d 56 (11th Cir.
A staggering pounds 5m was spent on legal fees, on top of around pounds 1m paid out in compensation, over the past three years, separate figures released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal.
You, the higher tier subcontractor, now are facing legal fees to defend the action and potential damages for the worker's personal injuries and lost salary.
Happ, who was found guilty of securities fraud, will be forced to repay over $1 million in legal fees under a repayment agreement that indicated he misused private company information for personal gain when selling Galileo's stock.
"Legal fees, such as spending on death tax planning, continue to pose an unfair burden on small manufacturers," Bob Shepler, NAM's director of corporate finance and tax, said.
If enacted, it would bar recovery of legal fees and related expenses in an array of conflicts ranging from forcing children to recite prayers in schools to taxpayer funding of religious education."
* The tax treatment of damages and legal fees and costs varies according to the type of underlying claim, Congressional action providing an above-the-line deduction for legal fees for discrimination claims and a recent Supreme Court decision in Commissioner v.
Celebrities often pay extraordinary legal fees. Winona Ryder's shoplifting charge racked up far larger legal fees than the typical shoplifting case.